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5 of the world’s most interesting snorkelling destinations

Have you been inspired by Blue Planet II recently? Us too. So we decided we’d take a look at some wonderful places to snorkel. Unlike the post we wrote recently about The World’s Finest Snorkelling Spots, we thought this time …

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More and more European resorts are directing tourists in need of medical treatment to private hospitals in exchange for a referral fee. With most travel insurers unable to cover private medical care, it’s leaving travel-lovers facing huge medical bills. 

The frightening foreign medical bills that insurers can’t cover

More and more European resorts are directing tourists in need of medical treatment to private hospitals in exchange for a referral fee. With most travel insurers unable to cover private medical care, it’s leaving travel-lovers facing huge medical bills. 

Need specific cover?

Need specific cover? It might be better to call us.

Expensive holiday? Valuable luggage? These days, most people tend to buy their travel insurance online. But if you’re looking for something specialist or super-comprehensive, take note that we can cover much more over the phone than we can online. Allow …

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We won ‘Best Travel Insurance Provider’. Thank you!

We won ‘Best Travel Insurance Provider’. Thank you! And you did!!! So thank you. We are thrilled to announce that we have been announced as ‘best travel insurance provider’ in the Smart Money Insurance Choice Awards. And we have you, …

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Travel insurance and you. Have you got the facts?

Travel insurance and you. Have you got the facts? Last week the FCO (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) began an awareness raising campaign to encourage travellers to be well prepared for any foreign travel, particularly where travel insurance is concerned, and …

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Want to chat? We’re right here.

Want to chat? We’re right here. Getting a quote for your travel insurance is, on the whole, a pretty easy and simple thing to do. However, there can sometimes be complications, especially if you want to take part in an …

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Trust us? Hundreds do, but don’t take our word for it.

Trust us? Hundreds do, but don’t take our word for it. We recently joined an independent review site, Trustpilot, so that we could get more of our customers’ candid feedback about the way we do things here at World First. …

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From New Zealand with love.

From New Zealand with love. Every so often we hear from people who have enjoyed our services or have been impressed with the way we do business. It’s nice to know that the work we do is appreciated. Recently we …

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The 100% truth about travel insurance from the FCO.

The 100% truth about travel insurance from the FCO. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), through their 'Know Before You Go' website, recently put out an infographic about travel insurance. Designed to shock people into thinking more carefully about travel …

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Why the search for good travel insurance starts in your kitchen cupboard

Why the search for good travel insurance starts in your kitchen cupboard Here’s a holiday tip: when you take out travel insurance you really should tell your insurer about any ongoing medical conditions you have. If you don’t you could …

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